Antibiotics for acute purulent rhinitis : Probably effective but not routinely recommended
Sensory stimulation in dementia : An effective option for managing behavioural problems
A clinical trials register for Europe : Stop talking and start making it happen
Drug eluting coronary stents : May sound the death knell for restenosis
People with schizophrenia must have a say in their treatment
Hospitals in north of England outperform those in south
In brief
Smaller families aid economic growth, says UN report
Better research needed on childhood obesity, report says
Mouse genome shows many disease genes shared with humans
Sharing of uncertainty can unnerve patients
GMC clears Adler Hey doctor of dishonesty
Paediatricians did not have duty of care to patient's mother
Health department to improve investigation of waiting list fiddles
High nut consumption may reduce risk of diabetes
Sculpture symbolises passing on of clinical skills
Effectiveness of appropriately trained nurses in preoperative assessment: randomised controlled equivalence/non-inferiority trial
Withholding the artificial administration of fluids and food from elderly patients with dementia: ethnographic study
Informing participants of allocation to placebo at trial closure: postal survey
The SCOFF questionnaire and clinical interview for eating disorders in general practice: comparative study
Whooping cough—a continuing problem
Fatal toxicity of serotoninergic and other antidepressant drugs: analysis of United Kingdom mortality data
Leflunomide can potentiate the anticoagulant effect of warfarin
Association between bacterial vaginosis or chlamydial infection and miscarriage before 16 weeks' gestation: prospective community based cohort study
The noble profession
Food allergy
Do short courses in evidence based medicine improve knowledge and skills? Validation of Berlin questionnaire and before and after study of courses in evidence based medicine
Developing the role of patients as teachers
Computer madness
Withdrawing life support and resolution of conflict with families
Misleading electrocardiographic results in patient with hyperkalaemia and diabetic ketoacidosis
Submitting articles to the BMJ
Antithrombotic therapy in acute coronary syndromes
Values and leadership
Interview with Gro Brundtland
But the greatest of these is charity
Copying letters to patients : Concerns of clinicians and patients need to be addressed first
Copying letters to patients : Policy should be implemented as soon as possible
Copying letters to patients : No one really cares
Comparison of different measures of blood pressure : Use sphygmomanometers more, not less
Comparison of different measures of blood pressure : Blood pressure measurement causes problems in clinical practice
Comparison of different measures of blood pressure : Ambulatory blood pressure may not be gold standard
Comparison of different measures of blood pressure : Study was not first or only one
Comparison of different measures of blood pressure : Agreement is not same as correlation
Pleasing some of the people none of the time
Retaining nurses in the NHS : Extent of shortage will be known only when nurses spend all their time nursing
Retaining nurses in the NHS : Nurses' loyalty may be underestimated
Retaining nurses in the NHS : People starting nurse training should think again
Retaining nurses in the NHS : Poor pay is not the only reason
Thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke : Trial participants need to be informed of uncertainty principle
Thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke : Good quality research that addresses patients' needs is required
When medical students go off the rails : Lack of continuity from admission to postgraduate career is a problem
When medical students go off the rails : In New York standards are set and tools for help given at start of medical school
CONSORT statement requires closer examination
Making coffee has advantages
Frances Ames
John Crammer
John Bower Hickling
Linda Hazel Hignett
Ali M Ali Ibrahim
Douglas Hugh Nelson
Israel Rocker
Andrew Steven Truman White
Rachael Elizabeth Spencer
Horizon—Homeopathy: The Test
The Demon in the Freezer
“Cosmo” for drug users
Food allergy
Overseas doctors need more attention
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